Georgia Election Code

Georgia Elections Code 21-2-2

22) "Plurality" means the receiving by one candidate alone of the highest number of votes cast for eligible candidates in an election among the candidates for the same office, provided that such number of votes exceeds 45% of the total number.

Georgia Elections Code 21-2-285.1

Nonpartisan elections

Form of ballot; runoff election; declaration of prevailing candidate as duly elected.

The candidate having plurality of the votes in the nonpartisan election or the candidate receiving the highest number of votes cast in the nonpartisan election runoff shall be declared duly elected to such office.

Secretary of State, Cathy Cox